OSI Group is a developed food and beverage processing firm that operates from Aurora, Illinois. The company was founded as a local enterprise in 1909, and it has currently developed to set up branches across the globe. The international factories of the firm are now served by more than 20,000 employees who are focused on achieving its mission of offering excellent services to the clients. The processing giant has specialized in the production of various foods such as pizza, vegetable products, chicken, hot dogs, fish, bacon, and meat patties.
The firm has gained recognition for its outstanding role in the conservation of the environment. Its record was excellent in 2016, and this made it be appreciated by the British Safety Council by being offered the Globe of Honor Award. The reward has been dedicated to acknowledging companies that have established effective methods that are used in the management of environment pollution agents. The organization awarded only 18 companies.
OSI has been rated by Forbes as one of the top companies. Its growth has been facilitated by Sheldon Lavin, who currently serves it as the chief executive officer. He has excellent skills in the management of enterprises, and this made him be recognized by being offered the Global Visionary Award. The administrator managed to transform OSI from a small business to a group of companies that makes billions of dollars in revenue. The firm distributes its products internationally, and it has built 60 factories across the world.
The food processing company has focused on growing and offering a wide variety of products to the clients. It recently purchased Baho Foods, which was managed by the Dutch and has many clients across the Europe. The company opted not to disclose a lot of information about the deal since it is privately owned. The president of the OSI Group believes that Baho Food will significantly assist it in reaching more clients in the European Market.
Baho Food manufactures products in its five factories that are based in Netherlands and Germany. They are Gelderland Frischwaren, Vital Convenience, Henri van de Bilt, Q Smart Life, and Bakx Foods. The products of the firm are currently distributed in 18 European countries. The MD of Baho Foods, John Balvers, will be made to be part of the OSI Group’s executive staff.